This Italian cake looks just like the Danish cinnamon swirl cake. But it is an unorthodox version of ‘presnitz’.
The Christmas log is originally a French creation, but like many other recipes it has crossed over the border to Italy.
Presepe nativity scenes play an important role in Italian Christmas celebrations
Parrozzo is a traditional chocolate Christmas cake from Pescara in the Abruzzo region. Here in an extra moist version with marzipan.
All Italian cookbooks seem to present a version this cauliflower salad, which is originally part of Neapolitan Christmas traditions.